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Following is true regarding opening snap: (AIIMS Nov 2011, NEET 2014)



A It is a high-pitched diastolic sound.

B It’s due to opening of stenosed aortic valve.

C It indicates pulmonary arterial hypertension.

D It precedes the aortic component of second heart sound.

Ans. A

It is a high-pitched diastolic sound.

OS (Opening snap) -

1. High pitch, due to opening of AV valve.

2. It indicates that valve is pliable and it is not calcified. Q

3. Causes – MS, TS

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